January 20, 1936 ~ April 8, 2020

Born in: Wladyslawuvka, Poland
Resided in: Greece, NY

Hildegard Kuss Olschewski

Greece:  Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at age 84.  Predeceased by her husband, Erwin Olschewski; son, Carl Olschewski, brother, Reinhold Kuss; sister, Gustel Wendtland; parents-in-laws, Stanislaus (Martha) Olschewski, sister-in-law Frieda Olschewski.

Survived by her devoted children, Angelika Olschewski, Esther (fiance’ Joseph Brunette) Peryea and Michael (Julie) Olschewski; loving grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Thomas, Kristin Peryea, Lauren and Rachel Olschewski; brother, Alexander (Anneliese) Kuss; many sisters and loving family in Germany; nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Hildegard was a homemaker and enjoyed the company of family & friends.  She involved herself with quilting, crochet/knitting, various crafting projects and liked to tend to her plants.  She also spent much time reading her bible and listening to sermons & hymns.  She was a gentle soul with a beautiful smile.  She is now in the arms of Jesus and will be missed by all.

Hildegard’s private visitation will be held for immediate family only at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  Private interment, Falls Cemetery. Please visit meesonfamily.com for livestreaming of services and further information.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Greece Assembly of God in her memory.

Livestreaming  will be available to the public Saturday April 11th beginning at 11:15AM.  There will also be livestreaming of her graveside service following her private visitation and will begin approx 12:30 PM.  Please stay tuned for part II of graveside livestreaming commital prayer.

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  1. Esther I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Carl greeted her I’m sure with loving arms. I’m sending sincere condolences to you, Michael and Angie.

    • Vielen Dank. Bitte ermutigen Sie andere Kuss-Familienmitglieder, sich an der Kontaktaufnahme mit uns zu beteiligen. Wir können nicht zu viel Zeit vergehen lassen, damit Cousins die Verbindung verlieren. Ich hoffe, dass die Technologie die Konversation erleichtert. Esther, Angelika und ich (Michael) haben viele gute Erinnerungen an euch alle.

  2. Esther , Joe and family . So sorry to hear of your moms passing . She taught you well . She was determined and exact with Cooking and life views . A wonderful gift to pass on to her family . You were a wonderful and caring daughter to her . Be at peace . Love Jackie & George.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss. I was saddened with the news, knowing I will never share a laugh with her again. She will forever be in my thoughts and heart. I feel blessed to have known her. Always remember she loved family and friends whole-heartedly and she will always be with us.

  4. Esther and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers to you and your family. May she Rest in Peace. She was loved and will be missed. Always in our hearts forever.
    With Love, Denise Peryea Maytas

    • Angela and family,
      I’m so sorry for your loss. Hildegard was always so sweet and very thoughtful when she came to our bible study with Angela.
      She had a beautiful smile and her words were always genuine. We always looked forward to seeing her. Praying for God’s comfort, until you see each other again in heaven. ❤️🙏🙌

  5. The Peryea family in Irondequoit, NY are thinking about you guys. We are very sorry for your loss. Hildegard always put others first and made sure everyone was taken care of. She had such a kind smile. We love you.

    Love – Jason, Sarah, Emma, Katelyn

  6. I am sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman and I feel blessed to be a part of her family. Hildegard always had the most beautiful smile. Whenever we would get together for family parties you could always look over to her and see that dazzling smile. We will miss her but are celebrating that she is home with Jesus and can be with all her relatives who have gone before her.

  7. Prayers for God’s comfort, hope, peace, and love for your whole family. God bless you as you grieve your loss and remember Hildegard but also as you rejoice that she is home with Jesus.
    Love in Christ,
    Jennifer (Angela’s church family in CA)

  8. The memories of mom coming to be with Angela 3 winters have left a void in my heart. The sweetest smile when we shared
    What a granny out of Canada was up 2 with my surfer guys at Sano. She shared her love of choc. But her smile is not forgotten..love u lady..

  9. Angela,
    There’s no doubt that all of us at the church who knew your mom will miss her! What I loved most about your mom was her ability to come into a crowd of strangers and open her heart to us. I loved her sweet smile that revealed a hidden delight in hearing the teaching about Jesus at the women’s Bible study. She was easy to be with and easy to love. We will see her again in the presence of her Savior. What a wonderful day that will be!

  10. Angela in my womens bible study, of which Hildegard was able to join us years back as we all studied the bible. A very sweet soul I remember, so gentle and kind and a beautiful smile was always offered.

  11. Saying goodbye is never easy but may all your many memories bring you comfort at this time. What a beautiful tribute video. It definitely shows a life well loved and lived. You all now have another angel watching over you.

  12. Our deepest sympathies, Tante Hilda will be greatly missed by all of us. I have so many great memories of her while growing up in the Olschewski cousin family, whether it be at her home or traveling to Canada camp or Florida with the family. She was a great lady with a big heart and even bigger sense of humor. Cousins, we love you all and will keep you all in our prayers 🙏

  13. We are saddened to hear the news of Hildegard’s passing. She was such a beautiful person with a great love for her entire family and a strong faith in God. She was always smiling. She will be greatly missed by our family. We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ryan and Gina Patrei

    • Thank you for sharing those kind memories of mom’s smile. She enjoyed your family as neighbors.

  14. Esther and Joe, Peryea family, and Olschewski family,
    We are saddened by the loss of your Mom, and send love and prayers. She was an amazing woman who will be missed greatly.
    Much love, the Rose family & Laura & Ed Randolph

  15. We are so saddened by this loss of a wonderful woman. I will miss Tante Hilde very much and have nothing but fond memories of her. Praying for you all.
    With Love,
    Christine, Matt, Natalie, and Jordan.

  16. Dear OIschewski family, I am a friend of Angela. We worked together at Taco Bell and have been in the same bible study for last few years. I was blessed to have been able to meet and spend time studying God’s word with Hildegard.
    She was truly a lovely women.

  17. My thoughts and prayers go out to you Michael and your family in the passing of your Mother. Please accept my condolences.

  18. Dear Angela, Michael ,Esther and families our deepest sympathies on the loss if your Mom.
    We will remember her fondly as our lovely and kind neighbor and friend.
    Especially while tending to our yards, the love of flowers and watching the birds.
    We will miss you Hilde❤🙏😓
    Lisa& Don Wilcox and family.

    • Thank you for those thoughts of how we tended to our peaceful backyards. It is always nice to take time to chat with both of you whenever we see each other.

  19. We send our sympathy to Julie, Mike, family for your loss. Hildegard was our neighbor.

  20. So sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts, and we hope you celebrate all the memories created together.

  21. All of us at the Village at Unity will miss Hildegard dearly. We will miss her wonderful smile and sense of humor. My last memory of her waving with a grand smile will stay with me forever.
    Our condolences and prayers for her family and friends are being sent to you all.
    Love and peace,
    Patricia Burchill

  22. Dear Angela, Esther, and Michael and families:
    We are very sorry for the loss of your precious mom. She was a great lady and will be missed. We admired her strong faith in, and love of God. Hilda was a sweet, kind woman who appreciated the simple things in life, and always took interest in others. Be comforted in the thought that she is with her Savior and we will see her again in eternity. Your family is in our prayers.
    Gary and Rita Klein and family

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